Here are answers to common questions about Georgia State’s Summer Sessions.


Complete the online application for your chosen track using this link:
Pay the program fee using this link:

Important deadlines to be aware of:

  • April 15, 2020: Application Deadline
  • May 15, 2020: Full Payment Deadline

Here is our refund schedule:

  • Before June 1st: Full refund of any monry you have paid (MINUS a $200 nonrefundable fee).
  • No refunds will be issued after June 1st

Arrangements will be made to pick up and drop off students arriving in cohorts. Individuals can take Uber, Lyft and use MARTA (local transportation to get to housing). More information will be provided closer to your arrival.

Before or after the program dates (July 22 - August 5), you are welcome to travel on your own. Atlanta's airport is a Delta hub, with flights to major cities like Miami, New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles. Please know that if you choose to stay in Atlanta before the program begins or after the program ends, you will have to find your own accommodation, as on-campus housing will not be available after August 5. Should you need assistance with booking airline or bus tickets to other cities, or help with purchasing tickets to other attractions, please let us know. We're happy to help you!

Sure! Please contact the Office of International Initiatives at to inquire about contacting previous students.

Georgia State University has many opportunities for students to obtain their graduate degree. During the Summer Institute, a graduate information session is held. If you are interested in learning more about GSU’s graduate programs, please contact us for more information or click here for the university’s graduate information page.